By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Welcome

I hope this blog will create discussion about the important issue of water use and availability around the world.
Your comments and views are very important and I encourage you to join the conversation.

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman Nestlé SA

  • Jan 3:

    Quality Most Pressing Global Water Problem


    Asit K. Biswas

    By Asit K. Biswas

    As the purpose of this blog is to facilitate an informed debate about the water challenge, I am particularly pleased to be able to share the insights ...

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  • Dec 18:

    A wide ranging conversation about the Water Challenge


    Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    I recently talked to the IMD Corporate Learning Network, part of the International Institute for Management Development, a Swiss business school. We ...

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  • Dec 7:

    Are biofuels a cure worse than the disease?


    Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    “Are biofuels a cure worse than the disease?” This was the provocative but important question posed by Ronald Steenblik, a senior trade ...

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  • Nov 29:

    We should not look to biofuels if we want to tackle climate change


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    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Are biofuels doing more harm than good? It is a question that stays on the agenda, and I ask my readers to provide their views and facts. This week ...

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  • Nov 13:

    Zu Besuch in Glis/Wallis: Strukturwandel und Wassermanagement im Wallis


    landscape

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Ich war heute in der Gemeinde Glis im Schweizer Bergkanton Wallis für einen Vortrag und Diskussion mit ...

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  • Nov 12:

    Water too much too little too dirty


    Feike Sijbesma

    By Feike Sijbesma

    At last month’s WEF Summer Davos in Tianjin, China, I met Feike Sijbesma, CEO and Chairman of Royal DSM, a global science-based company...

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  • Nov 7:

    Perspectives from India


    Panel discussion

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    I was in New Delhi yesterday attending the “Water Summit at India” event in my role with the Water Resources Group. The event brought ...

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  • Nov 5:

    Creating Shared Value - The Nestlé Prize rewards a water project


    Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The announcement of awarding a water project is a good occasion to invite your comments on the role of companies in society, on Corporate Social Responsibility ...

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  • Nov 1:

    The Indian water challenge WEF Water Summit at India


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    As I have mentioned before, it was in India that I was first convinced of the scale of the water challenge and the need to address it through ...

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  • Oct 16:

    World Food Day: A broader view on food security and nutrition


    Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe addresses the World Food Prize

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    As we mark World Food Day, we should seize the opportunity to reflect on the challenges we face. The conditions required to meet our fundamental need ...

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  • Oct 15:

    New insights on water and the environment


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    This week the International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO) will meet in Istanbul in Turkey for its tenth European conference. I am told that ...

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